Nicholas Goodfellow

Nick obtained 'outstanding' on the Bar Vocational Course, has a first class degree in Natural Sciences, and before coming to the Bar worked as a management consultant. 

Nick has extensive experience of commercial litigation, with a particular focus on disputes in the banking and finance sector and claims against professionals. Nick is regularly instructed in High Court claims on his own account.

Nick acts in a wide range of commercial employment matters and statutory employment claims. Nick has been instructed in various injunction proceedings involving clams for breach of restrictive covenants, misuse of confidential information and fiduciary duties. Nick has also been involved in a number of high-profile discrimination cases which have attracted media interest.  

Nick is a member of Littleton’s sports law group.  A keen sportsman himself, Nick has acted for a senior executive of a leading football club, and for a racehorse trainer claiming unpaid fees and defending allegations of professional negligence. 

Nick enjoys his advocacy work, and takes a thorough approach to analysing the issues and arguments in his cases, presenting the case in a pragmatic way. Nick has been described by instructing solicitors as “both professional yet personable”.

This year, Nick has appeared in the Supreme Court (led by Andrew Stafford QC and Chris Quinn) in the LLP whistleblowing case of Winklehof v Clyde & Co LLP [2014] UKSC 32, and in the High Court (led by Adam Solomon) in a foreign currency trader “team move” case involving allegations of unlawful means conspiracy in breach of financial regulations (First Rate FX Ltd v Trading by Telephone Ltd and others [2014] EWHC 982 (QB); [2014] EWHC 983 (QB)).